Average Hourly Rate for Fort Bend County Employees

Fort Bend County workers report earning an average of $13.60 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $20.75. At Fort Bend County, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live factors into the equation as well. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Employer: Fort Bend County
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[-]Paramedic (2)
$11.17 - $22.06  
[-]Paramedic (2)
Hourly Rate$11.17 - $22.06  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Richmond, Texas 

Local Government

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $13.30. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Fort Bend County employees (40 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn $15.28 per hour.


Typically, Paramedics are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $14.20.

Certifications and Degrees

Basic Life Support Instructors receive bigger paychecks ($14.20) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist is rewarded at approximately $14.20 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Fort Bend County pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — around $12.75.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $16.40. A relatively widespread skill at Fort Bend County is Microsoft Excel; more than a third of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Emergency Medical Services, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of workers enjoy paid vacation, and for almost all workers, paid sick leave is also a given. Fort Bend County provides health insurance to a majority of workers, and more than half of workers do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, life insurance, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

Key Stats for Fort Bend County


44 %
56 %
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
$14 - $21
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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